People who have previously been employed at scandal-hit companies are often getting overlooked for jobs, according to a new study.
Work and Business
Implementing NHS Culture Change: Contributions from Occupational Psychology
The Division of Occupational Psychology (DOP) will be launching their policy report, ‘Implementing NHS Culture Change: Contributions from Occupati
Honest people are still able to be corrupted if they assume a position of power, new research has concluded.
We’ve all experienced rudeness at work; at the time it’s offensive and can harm our creativity, but it bears even darker fruits in the long-term, as repeated exposure is associated with depression, anxiety and psychological distress.
It's often assumed that a desire to reduce income inequality is held only by people on lower pay, or by those who endorse left-wing views.
To coincide with UK National Work-Life Week 2014, our Division of Occupational Psychology’s working group on work-life balance is convening an interactive seminar this afternoon (Friday 26 September) to debate the psychological evidence for and ag
People who take the bus or train to work could be happier than their counterparts who go by car, new research has discovered.
Academia remains heavily gendered, thanks in part to historical stereotypes that assert men are suited to solving complex problems and ready to put "great works" over other concerns such as community or family.
People who are over-confident can often make others develop an exaggerated view of their skills and capabilities, according to a new study.
Workplace research through the 20th Century suggested that selecting for intelligence is the best way to identify good performers. This consistent finding came from studies that mostly defined job performance as carrying out the duties expect
Young people are more likely to enjoy lucrative and rewarding careers if they are mentored during their youth, a new study has revealed.
If psychological tests are to be used to judge whether jobseekers have a psychological resistance to work, they must be administered by experienced users of psychometrics and proper feedback must be provided.
Being on top of "who knows what" is crucial for any team. But how is this team meta-knowledge (knowledge of who knows what) best handled?
Feeling bad at work can actually lead to favourable outcomes, a new study has suggested.
Livening up sparse office environments with plants could make employees happier and businesses more profitable, according to a new study from Cardiff University.
Customers are more likely to stay loyal to a brand if they are made to feel valued, a new study has found.
Please celebrate with us @ City Hall on the evening of
Seminar to Coincide with UK National Work-Life Balance Week
Friday 26 September 2014, 2pm
Security is more of a priority to people with a higher job status than privacy, according to a new study.
It’s hard to find the best person for the job through an interview. New research uncovers part of the problem: judging a candidate’s calibre becomes trickier when we’re also trying to sell them the benefits of joining the organisation.
People are more likely to cooperate with others later in life, a new study has revealed.
The DOP Professional and Educational Qualifications (PEQ) Strategy Group is now in a position to present to key stakeholders and to the Division, revised standards for stage 2. We would therefore like to invite current supervisors, assessors, employer representatives and candidates (as well as those who might have recently completed) to view and reflect on the proposed standards and give us your views and comments using a brief questionnaire. Your opinion is vital to us to shape the standards that will underpin the future of our profession, and we thank you in advance for taking part in this consultation.